Tag: Malta

Commission requests #Malta #MoneyLaundering watchdog to step up supervision of banks

Commission requests #Malta #MoneyLaundering watchdog to step up supervision of banks

| November 12, 2018

The European Commission has adopted an opinion requiring the Maltese anti-money laundering supervisor (Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit) to continue taking additional measures to fully comply with its obligations under the fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive. Following the Commission’s request, the European Banking Authority (EBA) investigated and concluded that Malta’s Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) was breaching […]

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#EAPM – #HTA debate moves to Sofia for key conference

#EAPM – #HTA debate moves to Sofia for key conference

| October 8, 2018

As the debate on EU-wide health technology assessment (HTA) reaches Council level after a positive vote on the Commission’s proposals at the latest Strasbourg plenary, the Bulgarian capital Sofia will host a conference on HTA’s implications for personalised medicine, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.  The Brussels-based EAPM, and its […]

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Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

| September 27, 2018

On 24 September, the Alliance for Torture-Free Trade agreed to step up the pace of its efforts and work towards a United Nations instrument – such as a binding convention – to stop the trade in instruments for torture and the death penalty. The Alliance for Torture-Free Trade is an initiative of the European Union, […]

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Upset #Hindus urge Czech firm to withdraw goddess #Durga online slot gambling game and apologize

Upset #Hindus urge Czech firm to withdraw goddess #Durga online slot gambling game and apologize

| August 31, 2018

Upset Hindus are urging Prague (Czech Republic) based and Malta registered online gambling company Endorphina Limited to immediately withdraw its Durga Online Slot Game, calling it highly inappropriate. “Prepare to get stunned with the Hindu mythology inspired slot… where Divine Power rules… Embracing the majestic story, the players will enjoy the game attempting to spot […]

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Italian minister calls for sanctions on #Malta over #Migrants

Italian minister calls for sanctions on #Malta over #Migrants

| August 21, 2018

Italian Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli on Sunday (19 August) called for sanctions against Malta, accusing it of not rescuing migrant boats in the Mediterranean and leaving the burden to Italy, in the latest row between the two countries over the issue, write Giulia Segreti in Milan and Chris Scicluna in Valletta. Toninelli said on Twitter […]

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European Public Prosecutor’s Office: #Malta becomes 22nd country to join common efforts to protect #EUBudget against fraud

European Public Prosecutor’s Office: #Malta becomes 22nd country to join common efforts to protect #EUBudget against fraud

| August 9, 2018

Only a week after the Netherlands joined the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO), the European Commission can confirm Malta as its 22nd member. Justice, Gender Equality and Consumers Commissioner Vera Jourovásaid: “I am very pleased to receive Malta as a member of the EPPO. A month ago, I met with the Maltese authorities. They reaffirmed […]

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#Italy says #France and #Malta agreed to host some rescued migrants

#Italy says #France and #Malta agreed to host some rescued migrants

| July 18, 2018

France and Malta have agreed to host 50 people each, responding to a request for help sent by Italy after it took part in the rescue of 450 migrants from an overcrowded ship in the Mediterranean, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte (pictured) said, writes Francesca Landini. Other European countries will also take some of the […]

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